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  1. HK International Art and Antiques Fair

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Show of art in various styles and media (including Amedeo Modigliani's Head, left), and antiques including ancient bronzes, Chinese ceramics, textiles and jades; with special exhibitions by the National Museum of China, the HK Museum of Art and the Ink Society of HK. Today, 11am-8pm,tomorrow, 11am-6pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$200 ...

  2. Arts and antiques prove holiday drawcard

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... and Exhibition Centre, not only for the annual Hong Kong International Art and Antiques Fair, but to browse the goods available at the Sotheby's autumn auctions in a hall two floors below. Both ... collectors are switching from collecting art to antiques, and they're new buyers. 'A couple of months after the economic downturn, we noticed there wasn't really a difference, ...

  3. Museum-quality Asian antiques

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tapestries, embroideries and brocades to the fair, while Somlo Antiques (London) will showcase fine antique watches. Other major galleries include Kankodo (Japan), Mehmet Hassan Asian Art (Thailand), ...

  4. Modern methods for the antiquities board

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan A happy new year to everyone, especially members of the community who share the growing interest in preserving heritage sites. The Antiquities Advisory Board, of which I am ... the heritage value of a site. The grading system will now be directly linked to the work of the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO), which has the power to give a site monument status to protect it. ...

  5. Antique cuisine

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King An ancient cuisine Egyptian food may not be famous, but it is one of the oldest cuisines in the world. It is unclear what Egyptians ate when they were building the pyramids, but we do know bread was their main staple. We also know t ...

  6. Older the better

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Nicole Chabot

    ... during a visit to a budget furnisher, others prefer antique or custom-made items. Chinese furniture is one way to go, as a glance in the direction of the shops dotted along Queen's Road East ... are what makes the Chinese cabinet so special. They are strong without using nails or glue,' says the eponymous proprietor of Andy Hei Fine Chinese Antique Furniture in Hollywood Road, Sheung ...

  7. Golden oldies spark revival

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau On prominent display in the salon of antique and vintage jewellery dealer Michael Youssoufian is a portrait of a well-dressed European aristocrat, resplendent in diamond and pearl earrings and choker. The sparkle and glitter of antique and vintage jewellery may not rival that of today's flashy bling, but their naturalistic foliage motifs and the subtle ...

  8. Old and the beautiful

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... successful antique shops, Asian Artefacts, has long been a sought-after destination for visitors from Hong Kong- and much further afield- who come to buy a souvenir, some much needed furniture ... to mainland tourists.' Lauder has been involved with antiques for many years as her mother was a collector and she used to help out in antique shops in England belonging to friends when she ...

  9. Safety issues spark rows between government and conservationists

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... ironwork balustrades. We hope we can keep it as it is to preserve its wonderful appearance.' The Antiquities Advisory Board backs the stance. Board members who met yesterday to hear the impact assessment of plans for two heritage sites- the magistracy, a proposed grade two building, and the Lai Chi Kok Hospital- called on the Antiquities and Monuments Office to press for the exemption. Lee ...

  10. Traditional wisdom

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... split into two levels and is simply decorated in a gallery style: white walls, light floors and an extensive system of halogen lights to illuminate the Huangs' collection of antique ... way. It's fantastic.' The Huangs spent more than 30 years building their collection of antiques, many of which were purchased in Hong Kong. It seemed appropriate to repatriate some ...




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